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Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
No more middle child syndrome: DLMS set to get a 'facelift' this summer with new skin, parking outlay
ATVs break through ice on Little Cormorant and Big Floyd lakes
Wadena woman gets nearly 5 years for selling meth
DL man charged with felony check forgery
Hornet girls pick up back-to-back wins
Late power play goal gives Governor’s win at DL
Laker gymnasts third at Brainerd Invite
Kick team third at Melrose, Jazz places fourth
DL Squirts second at St. Cloud tourney
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
MN fuel costs down 3.3 cents last week
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
'All Is Calm': Show coming to DL Tuesday tells story of WWI 'Christmas truce'
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Lynn Hummel Column: Four blank walls
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
May 20, 2016
Ogema VFW Post to pay many tributes Memorial Day
Memorial day may be all about barbecues and an extra day off from work for some, but there are always those who make sure the holiday is celebrated...
May 20, 2016 - 5:15am
May 15, 2016
Near head-on leads to 5-year prison term
An Ogema man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after a squad car had to drive into a ditch on Highway 59 to avoid a head-on collision. Jared Edward Bellanger, 38, of Box 34, Ogema, was sentenced in Becker County District Court on one count of felony driving while...
May 15, 2016 - 5:30am
May 5, 2016
Woman sentenced for sheltering runaway girl
Crystal Marie Warren, 24, of 33603 County Road 143, Ogema, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony deprivation of parental rights, sheltering a runaway child. According to court records, on April 21 tribal police received information that a runaway girl from...
May 5, 2016 - 5:20am
May 1, 2016
Ogema woman arrested for trying to shoplift in DL, fleeing police
Brittany Rae Tibbetts, 26, of 37698 County Road 158, Ogema, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, gross misdemeanor giving a false name to a peace officer, misdemeanor fleeing on foot and misdemeanor leaving the scene...
May 1, 2016 - 5:00am
April 29, 2016
Woman gets 19 months on check forgery charge
Kristina Anna Jirava, 43, of 18421 County Road 18, Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of check forgery. A second felony charge of check forgery was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, on Jan. 12, 2015, police were informed...
April 29, 2016 - 5:40am
April 17, 2016
Ogema man charged with violating restraining order
Scott Lyle Lindsay, 49, of 35046 County Road 34, Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony violating a restraining order. According to court records, on Jan. 25, 2015, an order for protection for a woman was served on Lindsay. After he got out of jail, he...
April 17, 2016 - 5:20am
April 4, 2016
Man sentenced for Oxycodone
Stephen Clifford Stone, 24, of Box 232, Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A misdemeanor drug charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on Feb. 28, 2015, he was the front-seat passenger...
April 4, 2016 - 5:30am
March 28, 2016
Ogema woman charged for drugs
Kathleen Mattraca Beaupre, 25, of Box 13, Ogema, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and gross misdemeanor giving a false name to a peace officer. According to court records, on March 1 she was a passenger in a vehicle...
March 28, 2016 - 5:25am
March 2, 2016
Woman sentenced for hiding runaway girl
Judy Lynn Libby, 42, of 34205 336th Ave., Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for sheltering a runaway girl that was involved with her son, and for felony controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Dec. 18, 2014, a mother reported that her daughter...
March 2, 2016 - 10:47am
January 31, 2016
Ogema man sentenced for assault on police officer following foot chase
An Ogema man has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for assaulting a police officer after giving him the finger. Todd Allen Bellanger Jr., 27, was arrested on May 2, 2015 after White Earth Police responded to an Ogema residence on a report of a disturbance at 9:30 p.m....
January 31, 2016 - 5:15am
January 24, 2016
Ogema brother, sister sentenced for assault, theft; kidnapping dropped
Several felony charges have been dismissed on a brother and sister from Ogema who were arrested for kidnapping and assaulting a man and forcing...
January 24, 2016 - 5:30am
January 10, 2016
Stolen ATV sentencing
An Ogema man has been sentenced for felony receiving stolen property. Corey Patrick VanWert, 44, was sentenced to 17 months in prison, stayed for five years. He will instead spend 90 days in jail, receiving 24 days credit for time served. He will also pay a $1,000 fine. According...
January 10, 2016 - 5:40am
December 27, 2015
Ogema woman sentenced for drug crimes
An Ogema woman has been sentenced for felony fifth-degree possession of drugs. Holly Ann Dodd, 28, was granted a stay of imposition. She was sentenced to five years of supervised probation, and credit for time served, which was 114 days in jail. Her probation includes chemical dependency...
December 27, 2015 - 5:05am
November 24, 2015
Rural Osage home heavily damaged after chimney fire
A chimney fire Sunday morning has left a rural Becker County home severely damaged. The call for help came in just before 10:30 a.m. Sunday to the house at 28720 Co. Hwy 48, Osage. “By the time we got there, the fire had already gotten out of the chimney and into the home,”...
November 24, 2015 - 3:57pm
November 20, 2015
Ogema man sentenced on fourth DWI offense
Chad William Mosher, 38, of 33037 County Road 143, Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. A second felony DWI charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, about 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 17, a White Earth tribal police officer came...
November 20, 2015 - 5:50am